Breast Cancer Spreads More Aggressively at Night, Startling New Study Finds

When people with metastatic breast cancer close their eyes at night, their cancer awakes and starts to spread. That’s the striking finding from a paper published in Nature this week that overturns the assumption that breast cancer metastasis happens at the same rate around the clock. The result may change the way that doctors collect … Read more

It’s Official. Vitamins Don’t Do Much for Health

This transcript has been edited for clarity. Welcome to impact factor, your weekly dose of commentary on a new medical study. I’m Dr F. Perry Wilson of the Yale School of Medicine. vitamins. If you are like the majority of American adults, you took a vitamin or supplement recently. Over-the-counter sales of these products in … Read more

Vladimir Putin seen gripping table again amid illness rumors

Russian President Vladimir Putin was once again seen apparently gripping a table for dear life — appearing tense as his veins bulge, amid mounting speculation about his possible declining health. The Kremlin leader’s vice grip was captured in footage taken during a meeting in Moscow with Sergei Kulikov, CEO of the RusNano State Corp., according … Read more

Man’s toe pain was actually a massive cancerous kidney tumor

About five years ago, Richard Bernstein started experiencing a mysterious pain in his right toe. “I went to my podiatrist,” the 62-year-old Montvale, NJ, resident told The Post. “I thought I had fractured the toe, but he couldn’t find anything wrong with it.” Two years later, the pain crept into his ankle, so he saw … Read more

Large Study Found a Strange Link Between Eating Fish And Skin Cancer

More than 3 billion people around the world rely on fish for food. Fish are a favored source of proteins and healthy fats in highly recommended diets, like Mediterranean and Nordic. But new research suggests that as with all things, too much good fish could also be a bad thing. A large, long-term study of … Read more

I ignored a lump on my face — then was diagnosed with incurable lymphoma

A woman is urging people to be vigilant with their health after she discovered a bump on her face was actually an incurable lymphoma. Melea Patton shared her story on TikTok, saying she had noticed the “large bump” on her face more than a year ago but didn’t have health insurance, so she didn’t see … Read more

Scientists discovered a new molecule that kills even the deadliest cancer

Recently, a tiny group of people with rectal cancer saw their disease vanish after experimental treatment. It was a very small trial done by doctors at New York’s Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, wherein the patients took a drug called dostarlimab for six months. At the end of their trial, every single one of their … Read more

Breakthrough vaccine could help cure pancreatic cancer

A new vaccine using the same mRNA technology as the Pfizer jab against COVID-19 could be a breakthrough in the fight against pancreatic cancer. In a promising early study conducted by German company BioNTech — which partnered with Pfizer to develop the lifesaving COVID shot — half of the patients remained cancer-free 18 months after … Read more

Every patient in this experimental cancer drug trial saw their cancer disappear, researchers say

A small clinical trial conducted by Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center found that every single rectal cancer patient who received an experimental immunotherapy treatment had their cancer go into remission. One participant, Sascha Roth, was preparing to travel to Manhattan for weeks of radiation therapy when the results came in, Memorial Sloan Kettering said. That’s … Read more